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T.I., The Game, Tech N9ne, DJ Khaled & More Sign On As Celebrity Judges For Rap’s First Reality Competition

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Earlier this year, rapper KXNG CROOKED (aka Crooked I) interviewed on Sway In the Morning and made the announcement that rap’s first reality competition series is in the works. Since the announcement, several rap/hip-hop superstars have signed on as celebrity judges. Find out who.…

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VIDEO: Music & Film Star Ice Cube Premieres N.W.A. Biopic Trailer In Australia

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Music & film star Ice Cube premiered the trailer for “Straight Outta Compton” in Australia recently. The upcoming music biopic will focus on the story behind West Coast gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. Check it out.…

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West Coast Rap Legend Snoop Dogg Announces New Album with Pharrell Williams

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The West Coast rap icon Snoop Dogg has another album in the works. During a panel at CES in Las Vegas on Wednesday, he confirmed the title and announced the name of the first single, “Peaches N Cream.”…

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R&B Diva Mariah Carey Set To Take On Las Vegas Residency?!

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The answer is yes. Following reports that Celine Dion is postponing her dates at Caesars Palace, music superstar Mariah Carey confirmed her first Las Vegas residency on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Check out the announcement of the big news.…

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VIDEO: Chris Brown ft. Kendrick Lamar – Autumn Leaves

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Music star Chris Brown just the official video for his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, “Autumn Leaves.” Check out CB as he journeys to an Asian locale to star in the new visual reminiscent of a kung-fu flick. Watch.…

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NBA Superstar Kevin Durant & Music Artist Kanye West To Appear At Roc Nation’s 1st Annual Roc City Classic

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Roc Nation has announced that it will host the first-annual Roc City Classic as part of 2015 NBA All Star weekend. The annual event is set to feature Oklahoma City Thunder NBA star Kevin Durant & Kanye West.…

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Music Superstar Drake Breaks Spotify Records With New Album Release

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Music streaming giant Spotify has announced that Toronto rapper Drake’s newest release has set the record for most streams from an album in its debut week in the US.…

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Music Superstar Kanye West To Give Lecture At Oxford University

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In a stark contrast with his antisocial stance toward the media in recent years, Kanye West has been keeping his name in the headlines these days, with interviews and performances. Now he is set to speak to the students at Oxford University…

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R&B Icon Mariah Carey Signs New Deal with L.A. Reid & Epic Records

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As she prepares for her upcoming residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, R&B legend Mariah Carey reunites with L.A. Reid as she signs a new multi-album deal with Epic Records.…

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VIDEO: Ludacris – Call Ya Bluff

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Atlanta music artist Ludacris is less than a week away from dropping his long-delayed album. Today he continues to pour on the promo by dropping a visual to “Call Ya Bluff,” a track leaked from his new Ludaversal album. Watch.…

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Rising Music Star Tink Interviews on The Breakfast Club; Speaks on Timbaland, Lauren Hill & Ratchet Commandments

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Rising music artist Tink sat down with Charlemagne, DJ Envy & Angela Yee as she made her Breakfast Club debut. She spoke on her upbringing, the message behind her music, her “Ratchet Commandments“, Lauryn Hill, Timbaland and more. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Music Icon Mariah Carey Performs New & Vintage Hit On Stage On “Jimmy Kimmel”

Music icon Mariah Carey canceled a performance in Las Vegas last week due to illness, but overcame her bronchitis to perform a few tracks for the crowd at “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Watch as Mariah gives an encore to her Billboard Music Awards by performing a medley of her 1990 hit “Vision of Love” with her…

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